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Changes for home ownership?

As some bankers and community advocates protest tougher down payment requirements on homes, others are advocating a different approach to home ownership. Earlier today WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with University of Florida Family Financial Management Specialist Micheal Gutter, about the state of the housing market and what it means for …

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Springs may see impact from state budget cuts

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has pulled funding for the springs restoration working groups for Rainbow, SIlver, Ichetucknee and Wakulla springs during the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Florida Springs Institute Director Bob Knight says the working groups were started so local residents could play a part in designing restoration goals …

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Tackling Islamophobia in America

In reaction to anti-islamic rhetoric, University of South Carolina Arabic studies professor Stephen Sheehi will be speaking at the Civic Media Center at 7 p.m. Saturday night. He will be discussing his book titled Islamophobia: The Ideological Campaign Against Muslims. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with him about the book.

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Ridding the stigma of depression

Studies estimate that approximately 17 million people suffer from depression in the United States, yet many do not seek treatment. Mental health expert and author Carol Kivler says this may have something to do with a stigma about depression. WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with her about the stigma of depression, …

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Gainesville innovators think outside the box

After Florida Sustainables took home the Cade Prize for innovation last night, the future may still be in plastics. Two University of Florida innovators, Dr. Stephen Miller and Ryan Martin created Florida Sustainables to create plastic that is both cost effective and more environmentally friendly. Earlier today, Dan Katz spoke …

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